This past week I interviewed Joseph Knowles. Joseph studied at Regent University School of Law. He is 32 and lives in Virginia. He and I found common ground in our understanding of Christianity and government.
Al Mohler recently published an article at the Southern Blog called “The moral revolution threatens religious liberty.”
Mohler is a noted evangelical leader and the president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He considers “religious liberty” important. His article comes only a week after a previous one at his blog, entitled “Religious Liberty vs. Erotic Liberty—Religious Liberty Is Losing.”
Mohler’s explanation of “religious liberty” bears close study.
The Southern Blog recently posted an article on a question close to my heart: what do Christian leaders need to think, say, and do about the political changes rocking our country?
The article was called “Religious liberty, political engagement, and the future of ministry.” In it, Boyce College Professor Bryan Baise explained that Christian leaders should not be apathetic to political change, but should, “Learn about the nature of God and government,” and “read widely the ideas that shaped our nation.”
Imagine someone voting out of “self-interest,” what comes to mind?
Most people think of pressure-group politics: